Christie Porter

Christie Porter is the managing editor of Salt Lake Magazine. She has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade, writing about everything under the sun, but she really loves writing about nerdy things and the weird stuff. She recently published her first comic book short this year.
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Where to Celebrate Juneteenth in Utah

Let’s be honest: white Americans have a lot of gaps when it comes to Black history. Last summer, as the entire country reckoned with race in America, many white people learned about...

Red Butte Concert Series Jams 22 Shows Into Two Months

Red Butte Garden announced the lineup of its 2021 Outdoor Concert Series Tuesday and, on the same day, one of the headlining acts was already sold out on the Garden’s website. Don’t...

Utah’s Fine Tradition of the Underage Joyride

In the early hours of June 2, two girls crept down to the basement of their West Jordan home, out the door and into the night, while their family slept. The only...

Your Guide to Pride Week

The Utah Pride Center’s Pride Week (June 1-7) is here. We’ve never had a Pride like this before and probably never will again. While we’ll miss the raucous celebration of summer loving...

Street Performers Tumble into SLC for Busker Fest

A festival is happening in Salt Lake City this weekend, one that honors the ancient and noble art of street performing. The third annual Busker Fest will feature a number of performers—we’re...

Where to Get Allergy-Friendly Takeout in Utah

I am an “allergic person.” My world of food possibilities narrowed instantly when an immunologist informed me of that blunt fact and the accompanying litany of food allergies. Luckily, there is a...

Spending Summer Days (And Summer Nights) Downtown at SLC Open Streets

Summer sun, something's begun / But, oh, oh, the summer nights." With John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John as your personal soundtrack, here is a quick guide to SLC Open Streets, what is...

Taking the Main Stage: The Twilight Concert Series Returns

The Twilight Concert Series was one of many event casualties that fell to the pandemic in 2020. Now that about 29% of eligible Utahns are fully vaccinated for COVID, more mainstay summer...

Christie Porter

Christie Porter is the managing editor of Salt Lake Magazine. She has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade, writing about everything under the sun, but she really loves writing about nerdy things and the weird stuff. She recently published her first comic book short this year.